Blechnum orientale L.

 
  • Family : Blechnaceae
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : BLECHNACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Blechnum orientale L.
  • Habit : Herb-Terrestrial
  • Comments / notes : Very common in fully exposed places along roadsides and earth cuttings.
  • Fertile : Throughout the year
  • Collector(s) Name : F. M. Jarrett, C. J. Saldanha & T.P.Ramamoorthy; C. J. Saldanha
  • Collection Nos : HFP 637, CJS 17989
  • Collection Locality : Hassan
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : West Godavari district, Srikakulam district
    • Karnataka : Chikamagalur district, Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district, Kodagu district, Shimoga district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Odisha : Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Mahendragiri Hills (Ganjam district), Gandamardhan Hills (Bargarh district)
  • World Distribution : Western Australia, Southern Asia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Fraser-Jenkins, Taxonomic revision of Indian Subcontinental Pteridophytes 2008; Rajagopal & Bhat, Pteridophytic flora of Karnataka State- 1998; Manickam V.S & Irudayaraj V. (1992)- Pteridophyte flora of W.Ghats, South India; H.O. Saxena and M. Brahmam. 1989. The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; H.O. Saxena and M. Brahmam. 1996. The Flora of Orissa, Vol-4; Rolla Seshagiri Rao et al. 1986. Flora of West Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh, India; Rolla Seshagiri Rao. 1986. Flora of Srikakulam
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Blechnum orientale. Downloaded on 20 August 2019.

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